A social shift to a greener way of life

Margaret Black considers what consumers are looking for.

Foundation investigates dental patients’ anxiety triggers

The Medical Protection Society (MPS) Foundation is funding research which aims to develop interventions for patients who suffer from extreme anxiety when visiting the dentist.

Fellowship announces new president

The London Dental Fellowship is a group of dentists, general practitioners and specialists, all at least 10 years post qualification, who meet several times throughout the year to enjoy good food and...

Call for applications: editor of community dental health

Professor Peter Robinson has announced his intention to stand down as editor of Community Dental Health at the end of 2024. The publisher is seeking to appoint his successor in time to ensure a smooth...

Society announces new partner sponsors

Philips, with its clinically proven range of sonic toothbrushes and powered interproximal flossing device, has a natural affinity with the aims of the British Society of Periodontology and Implant...

King hands out Maundy money to John Siebert

On April 6, 2023, in York Minster, King Charles II handed out Maundy money to select men and women gathered in the cathedral. Among those honoured was John Siebert, the past president of the Oral...

Essay competition of young professionals opens

The 2023 Dental Law and Ethics Forum (DLEF) essay prize is now open for entries from young dental care professionals who want to make a mark in the dento-legal field. Final-year students as well as...

How do we build happier careers?

The rise in mental health awareness is well reported within the dental profession. Despite this, little action is taken to help prepare dental students for such a high-pressure job, and many report a...

Practise what we preach

Maria Papavergos discusses the importance of prioritising your health and wellbeing.

Innovative virtual paediatric clinic wins award

BSPD’s Outstanding Innovation Award for 2023 has gone to Armaana Ahmad, a specialist in paediatric dentistry at Whittington Health NHS Trust, for leading a Paediatric Dentistry Advice Clinic (PDAC)...

Association goes Stateside in new international partnership

The Association of Dental Groups (ADG) has hosted a visit to UK dental practices with its sister organisation from the United States, the Association of Dental Support Organisations (ADSO).

State-of-the-art headquarters unveiled

Dentisan has revealed plans to move to a new state-of-the-art facility, situated just 2 miles from Derby city centre, by August 2023.